The Missouri Baptist Convention is seeking to collect attorneys’ fees and court costs even as its case against the Missouri Baptist Foundation continues in the legal system. The MBC Agency Restoration Group reported to messengers to the MBC annual meeting on the status of the
People who know me well realize I have been a major league baseball fan of the team in St. Louis almost since I was born an hour away in southern Illinois. Frankly, it was expected of every family member shortly after his or her
This year's Missouri Baptist Convention annual meeting will be held at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach Oct. 27-29. "Together" is the theme of the 180th annual meeting based on Colossians 2:2. The sessions will feature messages, reports, music and leadership development as messengers conduct the
HESSTON, Kan. — Business, preaching, reports and fellowship highlighted the annual gathering of American Baptist Churches of the Central Region — covering Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas — at their conference center in Hesston, Kan., Oct. 17-18. President Jo Templin underscored the value of people across
HESSTON, Kan. — Executive Minister John Williams closed the annual gathering of the Central Region of American Baptist Churches USA Oct. 18 by pointing to six contributions -- church health, clergy health, shared ministry, spiritual vitality, financial stability and future outlook -- the region made
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American Baptist clergy in Nebraska learned that some approaches to negotiation in business also might work in ministry. Longtime psychologist and business consultant Karl Slaikeu shared his Preferred Path concepts with about 30 clergy in a three-day retreat Oct. 6-8.
Religious bodies, including denominations, are changing. But where are they headed?